Championship Review 30th August 2008
A round-up of reports for all this weekends action in the Football League Championship.
Watford 2-1 Ipswich
Watford recovered from a nightmare start to bounce back and beat Ipswich Town 2-1 in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road.
Burnley 0-0 Plymouth
Burnley and Plymouth Argyle would appear to be in for a long, hard winter on the evidence of the 90 minutes at Turf Moor.
Reading 4-2 Crystal Palace
Reading's Republic of Ireland international striker Kevin Doyle has now scored more league goals this season than the entire Crystal Palace team.
Bristol City 1-1 QPR
QPR did well to hold out for a draw at Bristol City after seeing Emmanuel Ledesma sent off for a second booking early in the second half.
Norwich 1-1 Birmingham
Norwich City fought back from a goal down to rescue a point against high-flying Birmingham City at Carrow Road.
Wolverhampton 5-1 Nottm Forest
Michael Kightly helped himself to a top-class double as Wolves swept aside shell-shocked Nottingham Forest at Molineux to take over at the top of the Championship.
Preston 2-1 Charlton
Preston continued their great league start to the season, making it ten points from four games and came from behind to beat Charlton Athletic 2-1.
Doncaster 1-0 Coventry
A stunning first-half strike from man-of-the-match Richie Wellens earned Doncaster their first Championship home win.
Swansea 1-1 Sheff Wed
Swansea City had to settle for a point as Sheffield Wednesday fought back to earn a 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium.
Sheff Utd 0-0 Cardiff
Olympic gold medallist Paul Goodison got the biggest cheer of the afternoon at Bramall Lane but the Blades had to settle for a share of the spoils.
Barnsley 2-0 Derby
Two late goals gave early strugglers Barnsley their first points of the season and piled the pressure on under-fire Derby County boss Paul Jewell.
Southampton 0-1 Blackpool
Ben Burgess converted a penalty in first-half stoppage time at Southampton to fire Blackpool to their first Championship win of the season.